Fundraising Success with
Transparency, Trust, & Innovation
An Insider's Look Behind the Scenes
We believe that we must innovate to ensure the ongoing mission of Believe in Me (the Foundation) and its programs. Earning your trust with transparency and consistency is the key to our strategy for long-term success.
We rely upon the joint efforts of a team of finance and business professionals that comprise our Finance, Investments, and Property Management Committee. We consistently strive for new and different ways to stretch the value of every donation. Our innovative team has developed a diversified portfolio to ensure the sustainability of our mission for generations to come.
Small, one-time or recurring, donations made by an individual or household.
Consists of selling event tickets and soliciting donations at events.
Large, one-time or recurring, donations made by an individual or household.
Donations consisting of goods, services, or time rather than cash.
Includes charitable trusts, annuities, and tools that provide income to donors.
Funds donated through a will or a documented estate plan.
Social and philanthropic initiatives launched by a company; donating to support and advocate for our joint mission.
Income from interest payments, dividends, capital gains collected upon the sale of securities or other assets.
Learn how the Foundation invests in Spokane-based startup companies.
How We Do It
Get to Know the Stewards of Our Financial Portfolio
Rule Follower. I use my experience in healthcare management, patient privacy, HIPAA, compliance, and auditing to dig into the heart of it all; building and strengthening relationships based on trust and transparency.
Lori Brennan, MBA, RHIA, CHC
Corporate Compliance & Privacy Manager: Inland Northwest Region, Multicare Health System
Member, Board of Directors since April 2019
Chair, Finance, Property Management, and Investments Committee
Member, Grants Administration Committee
MBA, Western Governors University
B.S. Health Administration, University of Phoenix
Diplomatic Liaison. I like to bring people together and help find common benefits to maximize value for the participants. And in so doing over the span of time and deals, add just a bit to the global good.
Chairman, Alliance of Angels
General Counsel, Teal Communications, Inc.
Member of the Board of Advisors, Pollen System Corporation & Everyvine Corporation
Member, Finance, Property Management, and Investments Committee
Education / Awards:
J.D. Program - Cum Laude, Seattle University School of Law
B.A. Finance - Cum Laude, Washington State University